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The Guitar Channel, passion amplifier for all the guitar aficionados. Started in 2009, The Guitar Channel allows people to discover the hidden stories behind the music they love while discovering new guitar genres and improving their ability to play the instrument.



The mission of the show is to help discover all the facets of the guitar in all genres of music via in-depth interviews with musicians, luthiers, amp or effect builder and also via gear reviews.



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The Guitar Channel, passion amplifier for all the guitar aficionados. Started in 2009, The Guitar Channel allows people to discover the hidden stories behind the music they love while discovering new guitar genres and improving their ability to play the instrument.



The mission of the show is to help discover all the facets of the guitar in all genres of music via in-depth interviews with musicians, luthiers, amp or effect builder and also via gear reviews.



Stop losing your time searching for quality content about the guitar, get your Backstage Pass!



Tired of going through YouTube to find one good quality video once in a while? Get your Backstage Pass (starting from $US 8 per month) on The Guitar Channel and start watching high quality guitar content updated regularly.

    Centura Ceriatone – One of the best Klon Centaur clone

    Centura Ceriatone – One of the best Klon Centaur clone

    The Klon Centaur is probably one of the most cloned pedal with the Tube Screamer. Today we are testing the Centura pedal from Ceriatone (ceriatone.com) which is one of the most highly regarded clone of the Klon. It is built in Malaysia and looks absolutely gorgeous.



    Test configuration



    * Amp : BD Custom Amplification

    * Guitars : Handyman Strat 60 / Les Paul Faded 2007

    * Sound : Universal Audio Ox Box





    Centura Ceriatone

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    Until the next gear review or interview, keep on playing the guitar!

    Pierre Journel.

    • 11 min
    Don Poniz Pedals – Luciano Ponzio pedal builder interview at the Madrid Luthier Guitar Show

    Don Poniz Pedals – Luciano Ponzio pedal builder interview at the Madrid Luthier Guitar Show

    Luciano Ponzio was one of the exhibitors at the Luthier Guitar Show in Madrid last September. He is the man behind the Don Poniz (facebook.com/donponizfx) pedals made on the Costa Brava.





    Luciano Ponzio interview

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    The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below:





    Until the next interview, keep on playing the guitar!

    Pierre Journel.

    • 8 min
    Alexandr Misko guitar in hand interview with the young Russian phenomenon of percussive guitar

    Alexandr Misko guitar in hand interview with the young Russian phenomenon of percussive guitar

    It was a blast to record this guitar in hand interview with the young Russian Alexandr Misko (alexandrmisko.com) who was in Paris in our showroom. Check out his album Roundtrip (to be released on Nov. 26th 2019)! If you want to get a taste of modern acoustic percussive guitar playing, here's a monster musician for you.



    Summary of the full article



    * Complete interview

    * The genesis of his album

    * His method of composition

    * The recording process

    * Decomposition of a piece

    * Bonus: solo session of his composition "Panda"



    Alexandr Misko interview

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    The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below:





    Until the next interview, keep on playing the guitar!

    Pierre Journel.

    • 24 min
    Claudio Pagelli luthier interview – Switzerland lutherie genius with his wife Claudia

    Claudio Pagelli luthier interview – Switzerland lutherie genius with his wife Claudia

    Interview with the Swiss luthier Claudio Pagelli who builds gorgeous and very original guitars with his wife Claudia. Here's the video recorded during the 2019 edition of the Guitar Summit in Mannheim, Germany.



    Claudio Pagelli luthier interview

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    The guitar presented in the interview



    Until the next interview, keep on playing the guitar!

    Pierre Journel.

    • 12 min
    DejaWu Guitars at the 2019 Guitar Summit, interview with Derk Jan Lievers

    DejaWu Guitars at the 2019 Guitar Summit, interview with Derk Jan Lievers

    Derk Jan Lievers was of one the exhibitor at the 2019 Guitar Summit in Mannheim, Germany. He has a unique business with DejaWu Guitars (dejawuguitars.com) where he builds very cool high quality guitars in collaboration with a Chinese team. This is not your typical Chinese business producing entry level instrument. We are talking here about great instruments, very well built and finished.

    Interview with Jan from DejaWu Guitars

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    Until the next interview, keep on playing the guitar!

    Pierre Journel.

    • 10 min
    Dave Friedman interview, tube amp guru presenting his guitars in Paris

    Dave Friedman interview, tube amp guru presenting his guitars in Paris

    Dave Friedman is the great guru of the tube amp line that bear his name, he launched two years ago a line of electric guitars built and conceived with Grover Jackson.

    Dave talks about it in this interview done during the clinic in the L'Ampli à Lampes store in Paris, France (see the report in this article) as well as the release of a new flagship for the line of amps: the 100W BE-100 Deluxe head.



    Dave Friedman interview

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    Until the next interview, keep on playing the guitar!

    Pierre Journel.

    • 14 min

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